Sheehan Phinney Ranked in 2019 “Best Law Firms”

(November 1, 2019 – Manchester, NH, Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green is pleased to announce that it has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings in 21 areas. Firms included in the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients 

Posted on Thursday, November 1st, 2018 in Business Litigation

USConnect Acquires CMS IP Technologies

Sheehan Phinney congratulates its client, USConnect, on the addition of CMS IP Technologies to its family of companies. This new venture will enable both organizations to better address the growing and increasingly complex IT and communications needs of their customers.  Sheehan Phinney shareholders Alex Pyle and Colleen Lyons represented USConnect in the acquisition and related financing transactions 

Sheehan Phinney Attorneys Selected as Super Lawyers® for 2018

(October 18, 2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney is pleased to announce that twenty-six attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the both the 2018 New England and Massachusetts Super Lawyers® lists, including six Rising Stars. Only 5% percent of attorneys are chosen each year, based on a multi-step evaluation process incorporating peer recognition and 

Triple Peaks LLC. Sells to Vail Resorts Inc.

Sheehan Phinney congratulates it’s client, Triple Peaks, LLC, on its recent sale of its resort properties to Vail Resorts, Inc.  Triple Peaks, LLC is the parent company for Okemo Mountain Resort (Ludlow, VT), Mount Sunapee Resort (Newbury, NH) and Crested Butte Mountain Resort (Mt. Crested Butte, CO).  The Sheehan Phinney team assisted and advised the 

Stewart Receives Relativity Expert Designation

(October 11, 2018, Manchester, NH) – Charles Stewart, Manager of Electronic Discovery Services, has achieved the designation of Relativity Expert. Relativity Expert is awarded after successfully passing the Relativity Certified Administrator Exam and two additional specialist certification examinations. Stewart became a Relativity Certified Administrator in October of 2016, a Relativity Analytics Specialist in 2017 and completed 

Posted on Thursday, October 11th, 2018 in Electronic Discovery

Steven Lewis, Inc. to Build 14 Residential Units in Plaistow, NH

Sheehan Phinney’s Affordable Housing team successfully represented Steven Lewis, Inc. in the development of a $3,208,044.00, fourteen (14) unit affordable housing development for rent to seniors 62+ in Plaistow, New Hampshire. Sheehan Phinney represented the development team in securing financing for this transaction through numerous funding sources including the syndication of Low Income Housing Tax Credits 

Easter Seals NH Merges with The Homemakers Home Health Services of Rochester

Sheehan Phinney congratulates our client, Easter Seals NH, on its successful acquisition of The Homemakers Home Health Services of Rochester, which provides care to people in the Strafford County area, which transaction closed on August 31, 2018. The merger results in a stronger network of services for seniors and others in New Hampshire. Sheehan Phinney shareholder 

Bouchard Named to Leadership Seacoast Board

(8/30/2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA is proud to announce that attorney Brian Bouchard was named to the Board of Directors for Leadership Seacoast, where he will serve a three year term. Bouchard has an active litigation practice that focuses on labor and employment, land use, and construction issues. He is driven by 

Lirette Joins Business Litigation Group

(8/16/18, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA is proud to welcome Ryan P. Lirette to its Manchester office. Lirette is an experienced civil litigator and a member of the firm’s business litigation group. He has represented companies in complex commercial litigations and securities fraud cases in state and federal court. Lirette has 

Manchester Named Rotary Club President

(7/10/2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney shareholder Susan A. Manchester was named President of the Manchester Rotary, a position she will hold for one year. Rotary members believe that we have a shared responsibility to take action on our world’s most persistent issues. The Manchester Rotary is currently focused on helping children in need in the 

McGrath Elected President of NH Bar Association

July 5, 2018, Manchester, NH – Sheehan Phinney shareholder and President David W. McGrath has been elected president of the New Hampshire Bar Association (NHBA), a term he will hold for 1 year. He previously served one year as President Elect and one year as Vice President. Scott Harris, former NHBA President stated “Having worked 

Viscarello Named Chair of CATCH Board of Directors

(July 2, 2018, Manchester, NH) – Shareholder Kenneth A. Viscarello has been named Chairman of the CATCH Neighborhood Housing Board of Directors. CATCH Neighborhood Housing endeavors to bring affordable homes to everyone. They are a local non-profit organization specializing in affordable housing and real estate education services in Merrimack County. No matter how the economy is, people 

BTLA Affirms Great Bay Kids’ Company Tax Exempt Status

Congratulations to Sheehan Phinney client, Great Bay Kids’, on their success with the New Hampshire Board of Tax and Land Appeals. Great Bay Kids’ was represented by Sheehan Phinney attorney Michael Lambert. Katelyn Dennis, Executive Director of Greay Bay Kids’ stated “Sheehan Phinney and Michael were amazing. Michael guided us through the each step of the process 

MRSI Systems, LLC acquired by Mycronic

Client MRSI Systems, LLC just closed a sale with Mycronic AB, a Swedish public company.  Paul Reuland and Alexander Pyle worked on the deal, with tax help from Peter Beach. Read more here.

Molex Technologies Purchases Bittware

Sheehan Phinney congratulates its client, BittWare, Inc., on its sale to Molex Electronic Technologies, LLC.  Sheehan Phinney partners Colleen Lyons, Michael Drooff and Peter Beach represented BittWare in the transaction.  Read more below. Molex Announces Acquisition of Bittware

Sheehan Phinney Welcomes New Patent Attorney

(5/17/2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA welcomes Amit K. Singh to its Patent Group. Dr. Singh has a unique background and experience that makes him an excellent resource and partner in procurement of patents, as well as providing guidance to ensure non-infringement and design around currently available technologies and prior art. He 

Panebianco Joins Sheehan Phinney’s Estate Planning Group

(5/1/2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA is proud to welcome Michael P. Panebianco to its Estate Planning and Probate Group. Panebianco advises and represents individuals and families on their estate planning, probate, and trust administration needs, and represents individual and corporate fiduciaries, beneficiaries, and charitable organizations on trust, tax, and other legal 

Trudel and Veilleux Receive Above and Beyond Award

(4/12/2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA is proud to announce that its Director of Business Development, Kelly A. Trudel, along with Sheehan Phinney Capitol Group’s Henry Veilleux, have been honored with the Business Industry Association’s (BIA) “Above and Beyond” award. This award is given to thank individuals whose work for the BIA 

Voegelin Named to Farnum Board

(4/4/2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA Chief Operating Officer, Paul E. Voegelin, has been named to the Farnum Center Board of Directors. He will serve in this position for three years. The Farnum Center is a non-profit organization committed to providing effective, dignified care and support for adults seeking recovery from alcohol 

Eills Joins Healthcare Group

(4/2/2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA is proud to welcome Andrew B. Eills to its Healthcare Group. Eills joins the firm from private practice and brings 29 years of experience in the healthcare industry. His practice focuses in the areas of compliance, employment, regulation, transactions, and non-profit governance. These areas include 

Sheehan Phinney Named 2018 “Best of Business”

(March 22, 2018, Manchester, NH) – The law firm of Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a winner in New Hampshire Business Review’s 2018 Best of Business Awards for Best Law Firm in the area of Bankruptcy Law. The “BOB” Awards honor those Granite State 

This Chair Will Tell You When to Move

Robilis’ StandX Robotic Chair was featured in the Boston Globe.  Sheehan Phinney has served as corporate counsel to Robilis since its inception. Read the full article below. This Chair Will Tell You When to Move

LaMontagne Named to NH/VT Red Cross Board of Directors

(3/15/2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA shareholder James S. LaMontagne has been named to the Board of Directors of the NH/VT Red Cross. The American Red Cross of New Hampshire & Vermont serves all residents in both states – a population of more than 1.9 million people with the support of 

Successful Defense of Bankruptcy Sale in First Circuit

(February 20, 2018, Manchester, NH) – The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit affirmed the Bankruptcy Court sale of a Chapter 11 debtor’s assets to Sheehan Phinney client, Schleicher & Stebbins Hotels LLC (“S&S”). [Mission Prod. Holdings, Inc. v. Old Cold LLC and Schleicher & Stebbins Hotels, LLC, 879 F.3d 376 (1st Cir. 

Haverdyne Company Sells Haverhill, MA Office Building

(December 18, 2-18, Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney attorney Bruce Bagdasarian assisted his client, The Haverdyne Company, LLC, with the sale of a 63,000 light manufacturing/office building in Haverhill, MA. The sale to Testudine Partners LLC included the option to lease back the building under a long term lease. Bagdasarian has a diverse commercial real 

Posted on Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 in Real Estate Lending

Patent Case Transferred to Massachusetts Under New Supreme Court Precedent

(February 8, 2018, Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney lawyers Peter Nieves and Bob Lucic along with their Lex Mundi colleague Brian Kramer of Morrison & Forster, as local counsel, successfully moved to transfer a patent infringement case from the Southern District of California to the District of Massachusetts relying on the US Supreme Court’s recent 

Regional Sponsors Complete Successful Year-End Year 15 Dispositions

(February 1, 2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney’s Affordable Housing team represented the regional sponsors of tax credit projects in acquiring the limited partnership interests from their investor partners. These transactions were in connections with the expiration of the LIHTC Tax Credit Year 15 Compliance. Sheehan Phinney Affordable Housing team members included Kenneth Viscarello, Susan Manchester and, Peter 

Three New Hampshire Developers Receive $59 Million Housing Bond

(February 1, 2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney’s Affordable Housing team recently represented all three New Hampshire developers in connection with a  $59,180,000 2017 Series 1 Bond. The firm’s representation included representing the developers receipt and syndication of 4% low income housing tax credits; procurement of financing of private and public sources of financing; and 

Trudel Named One of New Hampshire’s 40 Under Forty

(January 29, 2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA is proud to announce that its Director of Business Development, Kelly A. Trudel, has been named to the New Hampshire Union Leader’s 2018 ‘40 Under Forty’ list.  Click here for the full article. The 40 Under Forty program, now in its 17th year, honors 

Bouchard Named to 2018 Leadership Seacoast Class

(January 22, 2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA attorney Brian J. Bouchard has been named to the 2018 Leadership Seacoast class. Bouchard joins 38 other individuals from seacoast businesses, government and the general community for the six month program, with a graduation ceremony on June 13, 2018. Leadership Seacoast offers an 

Sheehan Phinney Elects Gregoire and Whitcomb as Shareholders

(1/2/2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA attorneys Jason D. Gregoire and Jonathan B. Whitcomb have been elected as firm shareholders, effective January 1, 2018. Sheehan Phinney President and Managing Director, David W. McGrath, stated that the unanimous decision was based on “their excellent lawyering, exceptional client service, professionalism, diligence, community involvement, respect 

Manchester Receives 2017 Visionary Award

(December 12, 2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green Shareholder Susan A. Manchester has been recognized by 2020 Vision Quest with its 2017 Visionary Award at their Annual Dinner on November 18, 2017. Manchester received the award for her “exemplary leadership, guidance, mentoring and her humanitarian efforts”. 2020 Vision Quest leads and inspires 

Perten Succeeds in Construction Dispute Case

(December 13, 2017, Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney Shareholder John H. Perten successfully defended the firm’s client in a construction dispute. Our client, a home builder, had a falling out with its customer. The customer claimed that the home had all sorts of defects and did not comply with the requirements of the contract. To buy 

Perten Succeeds in Challenging Jurisdiction

(December 13 , 2017, Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney Shareholder John H. Perten successfully defended the firm’s client in a jurisdiction dispute case. Our client is a distributor of small power supply units. The units are manufactured abroad and shipped to our client in Massachusetts from where it is distributed. The foreign manufacturer allegedly had a US affiliate headquartered in the 

Perten Succeeds in Easement Case

(December 13, 2017, Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney Shareholder John H. Perten obtained summary judgment for the firm’s client in a dispute over the scope of an easement which ostensibly allowed an abutter to discharge wastewater onto the client’s property from where it was pumped to a municipal sewerage system.  The Court determined that discharge of 

Burack Speaks at Restructuring New England Roundtable

(12/6/2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA shareholder Thomas S. Burack will speak at the New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable on December 15, 2017, Boston, MA. Burack will be part of a 5 person panel titled “Improving Energy Facility Siting and Permitting in New England”. Burack will describe recent reforms to New 

Sheehan Phinney Welcomes Two New Attorneys

(12/4/2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA is proud to welcome Gregory A. Chakmakas and Bryanna K. Devonshire to the firm’s Manchester, NH office. Chakmakas will join the firm’s Real Estate Group where he will focus on assisting nonprofit and for-profit owners and developers in acquiring, developing and preserving affordable housing. He 

Trudel Speaks at Business Development Open Session

(12/1/2017, Manchester, NH) –Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA Director of Marketing, Kelly A. Trudel, spoke on at the 2017 Lex Mundi Environmental Practice Group Global Meeting on November 9 at Columbia Law School, New York, NY. Trudel led an open discussion on business development on how Lex Mundi members could utilize law firm client 

Sheehan Phinney Shareholders Speak at Lex Mundi Global Environmental and Energy Meeting

(12/1/2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA shareholders Robert R. Lucic and Lynn J. Preston spoke at the 2017 Lex Mundi Environmental Practice Group Global Meeting on November 9th and 10th at Columbia Law School, New York, NY. Lucic was part of a panel titled “Deregulation Efforts for Energy and Remediation Project” 

Gregoire Named to NH Long-Term Care Foundation Board of Directors

(11/28/2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA attorney Jason D. Gregoire has been named to the Board of Directors for the New Hampshire Long-Term Care Foundation, a non-profit foundation that provides scholarships to long-term care workers to further their education.  Since 1995, The LTCF has awarded more than $600,000 in scholarships to 

Sheehan Phinney Ranked in 2018 “Best Law Firms”

Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green is pleased to announce that it has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings in 20 areas. Firms included in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. 

Viscarello Speaks at 2017 Housing and Economy Conference

(11/13/2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney shareholder, Kenneth A. Viscarello spoke at the 2017 Housing and the Economy Conference on November 8, 2017. Viscarello was part of a 4 person panel titled “Zoning In on Housing Opportunities”. The conference was held in Manchester, NH and hosted 200 attendees from the financial, real estate, lending, development, 

Sheehan Phinney Welcomes New COO

(11/10/2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA today announced the appointment of Paul E. Voegelin as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Voegelin brings to Sheehan Phinney more than three decades of expertise transforming business processes to increase efficiency, profitability, and client satisfaction. His appointment strengthens the executive leadership team, adding significant commercial and operational 

Burack Elected as Fellow of American College of Environmental Lawyers

(November 8, 2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green Shareholder Thomas S. Burack has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL). Burack is one of only twenty attorneys nationwide inducted into the College at its Annual Meeting in October. ACOEL President, James Bruen of Farella Braun + 

Sheehan Phinney Attorneys Selected as Super Lawyers® for 2017

(October 26, 2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney is pleased to announce that twenty-six attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the both the 2017 New England and Massachusetts Super Lawyers® lists, including six Rising Stars. Only 5% percent of attorneys are chosen each year, based on a multi-step evaluation process incorporating peer recognition and 

Probish Appointed to Firm’s Management Committee

(9/29/2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA Shareholder Margaret E. Probish has been named to the firm’s five person management committee as the ‘At-Large’ member, effective immediately. Sheehan Phinney’s Management Committee oversees the administrative and business functions and strategic planning initiatives for the firm’s four regional offices and 60+ lawyers. Probish’s practice 

Sheehan Phinney Welcomes Queenan to Manchester Office

(September 29, 2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA welcomes attorney Patrick J. Queenan to the firm’s Manchester office. Queenan is an experienced trial litigator, and a member of the firm business litigation group. He represents businesses and individuals involved in government investigations and enforcement actions. Queenan’s practice includes a focus on 

Sheehan Phinney’s Litigation Group Recognized by 2017 Benchmark Litigation

(10/3/2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney is proud to announce it has been honored by Benchmark Litigation Magazine as a 2017 Highly Recommended law firm in New Hampshire.  The publication also recognized six Sheehan Phinney attorneys as “Local Litigation Stars” and “Future Stars”. Shareholders Christopher Cole (Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment), David McGrath (General Commercial, 

Manchester Receives 2017 Good Samaritan Award

(September 19, 2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green Shareholder Susan A. Manchester has been recognized with one of the 2017 Pastoral Counseling Services Good Samaritan Awards.  The 2017 Good Samaritan Awards Celebration will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Manchester Country Club in Bedford, NH. “The Good Samaritan Awards 

Sheehan Phinney Corporate Team Assists Client in Successful Acquisition 

Sheehan Phinney congratulates its long-time client, Ravensburger USA, Inc., on its successful acquisition of ThinkFun, Inc.  Sheehan Phinney’s corporate team represented Ravensburger in this strategic acquisition which will expand its US operations and product offerings.  Attorneys involved in the transaction included Alexander Pyle, Chair of the Business Transactions Group, as well as Paul Reuland of 

Burack Receives 2017 ECOS Founders Award

(September 19, 2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green Shareholder Thomas S. Burack received the 2017 Founders Award from The Environmental Council of States (ECOS). The award was presented at the ECOS Fall Meeting on September 12, 2017 in Jackson, Wyoming. The purpose of ECOS is to improve the capability of state environmental 

Sheehan Phinney Attorneys Prevail at SJC, Establish Law in Massachusetts on Corporate “Deadlock Statute”

(September 18, 2017, Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney attorneys Charles Waters and David Hansen won a precedent-setting case in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court involving corporate deadlock. On September 14, 2017, the SJC (Lenk, J.) issued a decision (Koshy v. Sachdev, SJC-12222 (September 14, 2017)) in favor of Sheehan Phinney’s client, an equal owner/director of a Massachusetts software 

Posted on Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 in Business Litigation

Three Sheehan Phinney Attorneys Named Lawyer of the Year for 2018

(August 21, 2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney is proud to announce that Best Lawyers in America® has named Peter T. Beach (Tax), Susan A. Manchester (Real Estate) and Bradford E. Cook (Charities/Non-Profit) as Manchester, NH’s 2018 Lawyer of the Year in their respective areas. Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in 

Sheehan Phinney Named Top in State by Best Lawyers® for 2018

(August 15, 2017, Manchester, NH – Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney is proud to announce that twenty-four attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2018, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as 

Burack Speaks at 2017 Water and Watershed Conference

Sheehan Shareholder Thomas Burack spoke at the 2017 Water and Watershed Conference on March 24th, at Plymouth State University, NH.  Burack gave the Plenary Talk, Water Power, Paradoxes, and Rainmakers.  For more information on this event, please click here.

Bailey Named Secretary of Leadership New Hampshire Board

(July 1, 2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney shareholder Elizabeth A. Bailey has been elected as Secretary to the Board of Trustees of Leadership New Hampshire for the 2017-2018 program year. She has been a member of the Board since 2016. “LNH is extremely fortunate to have a tradition of deeply committed trustees:  individuals who have 

Hantz Confirmed for NH Supreme Court

Sheehan Phinney congratulated Shareholder Anna Barbara Hantz on being confirmed as an Associated Justice for the New Hampshire Supreme Court.  To read more about her appointment, click here.

Waters and Aktas Prevail in American Arbitration Association Hearing

(July 17, 2017, Boston, MA) – On June 30th Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA attorneys Charles A. Waters and D. Deniz Aktas prevailed in an American Arbitration Association hearing in Boston, Massachusetts on behalf of the firm’s client. The three-arbitrator Panel found that a prominent Boston private equity firm breached its obligations contained in a 

Sheehan Phinney’s Intellectual Property Group Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property for 2017

(June 1, 2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney is proud to announce it has been honored by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine as the 2017 Intellectual Property, Tier 1, Highly Recommended law firm in New Hampshire for the fifth consecutive year. The publication also recognized firm shareholders, Peter A. Nieves, Christopher Cole and Robert H. Miller as